2013 Fall Preview


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Girls' Soccer

Finishing kick: Kemp looks to close out stellar soccer career in style

MONMOUTH — It didn't take long for opposing teams to take notice. Before the leaves began to turn last fall, Kylie Kemp was already drawing attention and double teams. "Toward the end of last year, I had two or three girls guarding me," said the Monmouth senior forward. (more...)

Boys' Soccer

Golf

Time is right for Pearson at Lewiston

After holding numerous clinics for young golfers over the years, coaching high school athletes seemed like the next logical step for the affable and dedicated Jace Pearson. (more...)

Field Hockey

Repeat talk creates buzz

TURNER — All the Leavitt Hornets want this fall is to win another state title. And to score a few more goals in the process. Not too much to ask, right? "The kids, everybody has high expectations this year," Leavitt coach Wanda Ward-MacLean said. (more...)

Cross Country

Down the home stretch for Telstar's Holt-Andrews

Josef Holt-Andrews is only feeling the pressure he's putting on himself this upcoming cross country season. The Telstar senior has set some high goals this year, including a trip to the 2013 Foot Locker Nationals in San Diego, Calif., on Dec. 14. (more...)

Sun Journal sports editor Justin Pelletier, staff writer Kalle Oakes and staff writer Randy Whitehouse talked with Poland footbal coach Ted Tibbetts about what to expect this high school football season.

Football

Preview 2013: Eastern Class A football

The reconstituted Eastern Class A welcomes the winners of three of the past four titles and five of the past 11, so naturally, preseason predictions have the new additions, Cheverus, Deering, Portland and Windham, dominating their new league, with Bangor the lone Pine Tree Conference team warranting mention for playoff contention. (more...)

Preview 2013: Eastern Class B football

Be careful for what you wish. You just might get it. The leading voice imploring the Maine Principals' Association to add a fourth classification for football was longtime Mt. Blue coach Gary Parlin, and the stumping started a decade ago. (more...)

Preview 2013: Western Class C football

As autumns go by and the competition has a chance to explore the new, four-class landscape of Maine high school football, Leavitt might begin to look like a perfect fit for Class C. (more...)

Preview 2013: Western Class D football

While much of the preseason buzz has gone to the revamped Eastern B, the new fourth class, Class D, could be as competitive as any in the state. (more...)